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Read the most recent issues of Yosemite Conservancy magazine below.

Autumn Winter 2018 Yosemite Conservancy Magazine

Autumn.Winter Issue 2018

Preserving Yosemite's History & Culture


Preserving the JMT for Future Hikers
Honoring American-Indian History
Expert Insights on the History of Buffalo Soldiers
Q&A with Yosemite's Program Manager for Cultural Resources



Spring Summer 2018 Yosemite Conservancy MagazineSpring.Summer Issue 2018

Yosemite's Water World


A Fresh Look at Iconic Bridalveil Fall
Exploring Yosemite's High Country Lakes
Expert Insights on Aquatic Species and Habitats
Q&A with Yosemite's Park Geologist



Autumn.Winter Issue 2017

Restoring Nature's Balance in a Legendary Grove


Restoring Grandeur and Balance to Mariposa Grove
Transforming a Sequoia Ecosystem
Expert Insights on Wildlife in Yosemite's Sequoia Forests
Q&A with the Mariposa Grove Project's Lead Restoration Ecologist



Spring.Summer Issue 2017

Exploring the Vertical Wild


What it Takes to Climb a Legendary Peak
Restoring Yosemite's Trails
Expert Insights on Climbing Stewardship
Q&A with the Preventive Search and Rescue Supervisor



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